BLOGS: Privacy and Data Protection

Friday, July 18, 2014, 11:01 AM

Privacy in the Age of Big Data

Privacy in the Age of Big Data, the new book by Womble Carlyle attorney Ted Claypoole and former White House CIO Theresa Payton, is receiving lots of attention, including a guest spot on The Daily Show and a series of exclusive Womble Carlyle videos.

Digital data collection and surveillance gets more pervasive and invasive by the day; but the best ways to protect yourself and your data are all steps you can take yourself. The devices we use to get just-in-time coupons, directions when we're lost, and maintain connections with loved ones no matter how far away they are, also invade our privacy in ways we might not even be aware of. Our devices send and collect data about us whenever we use them, but that data is not safeguarded the way we assume it would be.

See one episode of this multi-part series. More videos at

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